Military and Veteran Services and Resources

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We are here to help

All students attending COTC have services and resources available to them on campus, online and in our communities. Some services and resources are specific to you, our military and veteran students.

Student Success Center

COTC has success coaches, a Student Resource Center, testing and tutoring services available for all students. Success coaches can help with time management, study skills, and more. The Student Resource Center can help connect students to community resources related to things like food insecurity, housing, transportation and childcare challenges and needs. Testing is available for students who may need testing accommodations and/or for students who need to take a make-up exam. Tutoring is free and offered to help students who may find a class or subject challenging. To learn more, visit the Student Success Center

AmeriCorps–COTC Student Resource Center

The AmeriCorps–COTC Student Resource Center provides one-on-one assistance to all COTC students. Student Resource Center coordinators help students who face personal barriers to their academic success by connecting them to resources on campus and in the community. For more information visit AmeriCorps.

Career Development

The Office of Career Development and Experiential Learning Services is available to assist students and alumni. The office provides individualized career planning and consultation with job search strategies, labor market information, assistance in preparing quality resumes and cover letters, help in developing effective interviewing skills, information on employers’ expectations, and career assessment for undecided students. To learn more, visit Career Development

Counseling Services

COTC has counseling services available for all students. Appointments are recommended and contact information is available by clicking on a counselor’s name, or for more information, visit Counseling Services

Disability Services

The Office of Disability Services supports students through a review and approval process for students to access a variety of free services, including, but not limited to:

  • Academic accommodations such as testing and exam support, lecture and note taking help, and assistance with access to course materials.
  • Assistive technologies such as screen readers, recording devices, or specially formatted course materials.
  • Consultations for disability support specialists.
  • Authorization to have a comfort animal on campus.

If you feel that you would benefit from, or are in need of these types of support services, you are encouraged to reach out to the Office of Disability Services at 740.364.9578 or contact our disability services staff

Complaints and Concerns

COTC as defined in our values, seeks the active involvement of students, faculty and staff in open, honest and fair communication. While we strive to be the best in everything that we do, we continuously evaluate our performance and welcome constructive assessment and suggestions for improvement.

Submit your complains and concerns.

Local Veteran Resources:

Newark/Licking County

Licking County Veterans Service Commission
935 Buckeye Avenue, Newark, Ohio 43055
Phone: 740.670.5430, Fax: 740.670.5434

Veteran’s Administration Newark Community Based Outpatient (Clinic)
1855 W Main St, Newark, OH 43055
Phone: 740.788.8329, Toll Free 888.615.9448 ext. 5900, Fax: 614.257.5903

Licking County Coalition for Housing SSVF

Coshocton County

Coshocton County Veterans Service Commission
318 Main St., Coshocton, OH 43812
Phone: 740.622.2313  Fax: 740.623.6507

Knox County

Knox County Veterans Service Office
411 Pittsburgh Avenue, Mount Vernon, OH 43050
Phone: 740.393.6742, Fax: 740.393.6741

Franklin County

Franklin County Veterans Service Commission
Memorial Hall
280 E Broad St. Room 100, Columbus, OH 43215

Additional Resources

Mental Health and Wellness Resources

Support Teams


Additional Resources

Ohio Dept. of Veterans Services

Ohio Means Jobs

Veterans Families Volunteers of America Ohio and Indiana

Veterans Helping Veterans
Ohio Veterans NOW (Neuromodulation – Operation Wellness) 

State of Ohio Military Members and Their Families


Community Resources: Food, Housing, Employment Needs and More

Ohio Department of Veterans Services: Women Veterans

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Resources